Yes, it's that time of year again: the leaves are changing, and your favorite fall flavor is back…pumpkin spice! Forget the PSL, here are the places in Jersey City to get your fill of everything pumpkin!
Torico Ice Cream
Your favorite local ice cream shop has just the treat for your fall-time cravings, their pumpkin pie ice cream is offered all year long and it tastes just like you're biting into a chilled piece of pumpkin pie! 20 Erie St.
Krispy Kreme is always a good idea, and they will soon be offering their annual Limited Edition Pumpkin Spice Glazed Doughnuts, as well as a brand new Cream-Filled Pumpkin Spice Glazed Doughnut! 95 Columbus Ave.
Bwè Kafe is always guaranteed to bring you perfectly crafted drinks with a creative spin, and this year they will be bringing back their house-made Fall Spice drink, using pumpkin, maple syrup, and a variety of spices. Be sure to head over and get one on the first day of fall this year! 140 River Dr. South.
Hidden Grounds will be bringing something a little different to their fall menu this year with a variety of flavored ciders, among which you can find a tasty pumpkin one! 148 1st St.
Mod Cup Coffee
For a second year in a row Mod Cup will be bringing you their Punkin Spice drink, it's made with chai tea, dark chocolate, a shot of espresso, and spices including nutmeg, cardamom, and cloves. 479 Palisade Ave.
Check out the upscale waterfront Porto Leggero for your next fall date night! They have an incredible house-made pumpkin ravioli topped with cinnamon and brown butter sauce. 185 Hudson St.
Bistro La Source
Take in the last remaining days of summer warmth by relaxing on the patio at Bistro La Source, enjoying a plate of homemade pumpkin ravioli with brown butter, sage, and pine nuts topped off with a tasty glass of wine! 85 Morris St.
WHOS Gluten Free
This amazing gluten-free bakery offers an array of tasty treats and they have just the thing to get your pumpkin fix. Their Pumpkin Spice cupcakes are made with pumpkin puree and spices topped with a mascarpone cheese frosting! 80 Mallory Ave.
If you haven't tried one of the pies from this trendy little bakery, now is your chance! They make the perfect classic pumpkin pie, as well as their famous pumpkin whoopie pies and pumpkin walnut cake truffles. 275 Grand St.
Choc O Pain
Choc O Pain has some wonderful fall menu items that you can anticipate trying at the end of October. They will have a creamy homemade pumpkin soup to warm you up and a pumpkin tart to satisfy your sweet tooth! 530 Jersey Ave; 330 Palisade Ave.
Departed Soles knows that even gluten-free people deserve a seasonal beer! Ghost of Pumpkins Passed is an amber ale base with real pumpkin, cinnamon, clove, ginger, and nutmeg! Keep an eye out on their social media for the release of this pumpkin brew! 150 Bay St.
Located right by the Grove PATH stop, Beechwood Café is the perfect stop for a nice autumnal baked good on your way home from work! They have a pumpkin cheesecake that is to die for, pumpkin bread, and a pumpkin cupcake with caramel cream cheese frosting topped with pumpkin seeds. With so many options it's sure to get you into the fall mood! 290 Grove St.
Written by Claire Layton
Claire is a quintessential Canadian girl looking forward to exploring JC one craft beer at a time! She is a graduate student of anthropology, spending all of her free time either at the gym, frequenting comedy bars, or scouring the city for free concerts.